August 21, 2014

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Sheriff's office finds marijuana plants Print E-mail

Pendleton County Sheriff Craig Peoples is shown with approximately 20 marijuana plants he and Chief Deputy Todd Dennie found growing out in the county. They cut the plants and they were destroyed on Friday, August 15.

Jolley receives athletic scholarship with Division I University of the Cumberlands

Heather Jolley signed with the Division I University of the Cumberlands Patriots on Friday, July 28 in front of family and friends. She received a three-year full athletic scholarship with a one-year option for continued education. From left: Susan Florence (mother), Melissa Irvin (Patriots head coach), Heather Jolley, Bill Jolley (father). Photo courtesy of Shonda Judy.

By Jackie Vaughn, Reporter

Pendleton County High School graduate Heather Jolley continues to take her skills on the basketball court to even higher levels of competitive play. After spending the summer seeking out better opportunities for her collegiate career, the 6'2" center forward was offered a chance to play Division I basketball with the University of the Cumberlands Patriots in Williamsburg, Kentucky.

Candidates on November ballot
New changes in school and district leadership for 2014-15

Pictured above, from left: Tony Dietrich, Chad Simms, Kristina Sheehy, and Lisa Manor.

During his opening day remarks to staff and community Pendleton County Superintendent Anthony Strong introduced new members of the schools and district leadership teams. The first of the changes comes from the Teaching and Learning Department. Due to expected reorganization of that department in 2015-16 the board added a position in Curriculum and Assessment. Therefore allowing the positions to focus specifically in an area of specialty.

Falmouth Council discusses Klee Farm, trick-or-treat and tax rate

Firefighter Jan Hothlich is welcomed to Falmouth by Mayor Mark Hart.

By Roger McKinney, Reporter

Pendleton County Community Development Director Bill Mitchell, talked to the Falmouth City Council about development of the Klee Farm Property at the August 12 meeting. A committee made up of Mayor Mark Hart, Director Mitchell and certain council members, will draft bid specifications for potential developers. The project is to encompass residential and commercial structuring.